12 days in Western Norway Itinerary

12 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Fly to Alesund, Bus to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive
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Stalheim
— 1 day
Drive
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Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly
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Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kleppe
— 2 nights
Drive to Stavanger Airport Sola, Fly to Dubai International Airport

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Geiranger

Pearl of the North

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and finally get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Geiranger travel itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Geiranger is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Geiranger due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get colder in Geiranger: highs are around 21°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stalheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Stalheim

Stalheim is a village in the municipality Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get out on two wheels at Stalheimskleiva, take in the dramatic scenery at Kjelfossen Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Stalheim, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Geiranger to Stalheim in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stalheim

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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nights
Bergen

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Hardangerfjord. Shop till you drop at Fish Market and KODE Art Museums of Bergen. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fantoft Stavkirke.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bergen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stalheim to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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Forsand Municipality

With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
On the 21st (Sun), stop by Byrkjedalstunet Lys, take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, and then explore the striking landscape at Hogsfjorden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Gloppedalsura Scree and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kjerag.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Forsand Municipality vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Bergen to Forsand Municipality in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Forsand Municipality sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kleppe.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Kleppe

Kleppe is the administrative centre of Klepp municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. On the 23rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sele Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Borestranden Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orre Old Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Varhaug Old Churchyard, then kick back and relax at Refsnes Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Orre Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kleppe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Forsand Municipality to Kleppe takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kleppe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Western Norway travel guide

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Mountains · Flea Markets · Piers & Boardwalks
Admire the mighty glaciers, traverse the scenic fjords, and visit the historical cities of Western Norway, the country's traditional gateway to the world. From ancient fishermen and fierce Vikings, to medieval traders and modern industry, the area's link with the sea has never been broken. Whatever the season, Western Norway offers an abundance of opportunities for sightseeing and vacation activities. The region is a great destination for hiking, cycling, skiing, or fishing, while the charming villages and small coastal towns offer peaceful, friendly hospitality. Throughout the region you can find superb examples of traditional wooden architecture, and the larger urban centers, like Bergen and Stavanger, combine modern facilities with historical monuments. The area is famous for its seafood and fresh mountain water, so make sure to sample the local specialties.